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Dhumal opens cold store, apple packing units


July 30th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 30 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Monday opened an integrated cold chain storage facility and two computerised grading and packing units in the apple-growing areas ... Read more...

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US seizes stolen statues from Indian art dealer


July 28th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 28 (IANS) US authorities have seized several stolen sandstone and bronze statues and other cultural artefacts with an estimated value of more than $20 million from a ... Read more...

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Russian teenager chokes to death in sunflower seeds


June 30th, 2012 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In a bizarre tragedy, a 15-year-old boy working at a grain tower full of sunflower seeds, fell in and suffocated to death, officials said.The boy ... Read more...

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Haryana to create more foodgrain storage


June 20th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 20 (IANS) The Haryana government will create additional storage capacity of 22 lakh tonnes within a year following record foodgrain production, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Kerala to preserve traditional life of tribal village


April 26th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 26 (IANS) Kerala has decided to seek the intervention of National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) to conserve and preserve the traditional way of life of the state's only tribal ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Himalya International plant starts production


April 26th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Himalya International Thursday said production had started at its new Rs.160-crore food processing plant at Sultanpur in Mehsana, Gujarat."The company has set up an ... Read more...

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NMDC detects tunnel-like structure under hillock


March 5th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 5 (IANS) The National Mineral Development Corp (NMDC) has detected a tunnel like structure under Naubat Pahad, the famous hillock in the heart of the city, giving credence ... Read more...

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Concerns on food bill to be addressed: Thomas


February 9th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government Thursday said it will address the concerns expressed by the states over the proposed National Food Security Bill."The ... Read more...

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Discussions on PDS with states Feb 8-9: Thomas


January 13th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Gearing up to implement Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's dream legislation - the National Food Security Bill, the government Friday said it has called a ... Read more...

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French nuclear waste train enters Germany


November 26th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 26 (IANS) A French train loaded with 150 tonnes of reprocessed nuclear waste crossed into Germany Friday, heading for a controversial radioactive waste storage facility in a small ... Read more...

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6,000 evacuated after China chemical plant blast


November 25th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS) About 6,000 residents were evacuated in China's Guangzhou city following an explosion at a chemical plant.The accident occurred in the afternoon at the No. 6 Warehouse, ... Read more...

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Thousands evacuated after blast at chemical plant in southern China


November 24th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by BNO News
GUANGZHOU, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of people were evacuated on Thursday afternoon after a large explosion ripped through a warehouse at a chemical plant in southern China, state-run media reported.The explosion ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd bags order for Dubai jet fuel pipeline


October 25th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Diversified conglomerate Punj Lloyd Tuesday said it has bagged an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) project worth Rs.623 crore to set up a jet fuel pipeline ... Read more...

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Pawar calls for agriculture reforms


October 21st, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Friday called for reforms in agricultural marketing to enable farmers to get best prices for their products.The prevailing system of regulated ... Read more...

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US embassy warehouse in Islamabad sealed


October 1st, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) A US embassy warehouse was sealed as it was built without taking approval, a Pakistani media report said Saturday."It was a warehouse of the US embassy ... Read more...

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Top US guitar maker accused of illegal Indian wood imports


August 27th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) Legendary US guitar maker Gibson has halted production amid a federal investigation alleging its instruments are being made from illegally imported wood from endangered plants ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Godown, showroom gutted in Delhi (Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) A chemicals storage facility and an apparel showroom were gutted here Thursday in separate fire incidents, officials said. No casualties were reported in either cases.In ... Read more...

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Sampras’ stolen trophies dropped off anonymously at hospital


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Tennis legend Pete Sampras is happy after his stolen trophies were dropped off anonymously at a hospital in Los AngelesThe retired star was devastated when thieves made off ... Read more...

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Tagore memorabilia to get new home in Santiniketan


March 19th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Visva-Bharati University set up by Rabindranath Tagore at Santiniketan in West Bengal has received 19 tentative blueprints from architects for a new state-of-the-art Tagore ... Read more...

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Britain foils plan to export 1 bn pounds in Libyan banknotes


February 28th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) British authorities have foiled an attempt to send out nearly one billion pounds worth of Libyan banknotes back to Tripoli, a media report said Monday.It was revealed Sunday ... Read more...

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South African terror suspect threatened to unleash biological weapons on the UK, US


February 13th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by BNO News
PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- South African police on Saturday arrested a 64-year-old businessman who had threatened for months to unleash biological weapons on Britain and the United States.The South African ... Read more...

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Nitin Gadkari pulls up government on corruption inaction


January 17th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 17 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari compared the Congress-led UPA Government to a band of dacoits for its perceived inaction on the issue of corruption.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Sampras says majority of tennis gongs stolen from LA storage facility


December 8th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles (US), Dec.8 (ANI): Tennis great Pete Sampras says most of the awards and trophies he won during his illustrious career have been stolen out of public storage facility in West ... Read more...

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Developmental activities gain momentum in insurgency free Tripura village


December 4th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Pitra (South Tripura), Dec.4 (ANI): Development-related activities have gained momentum in South Tripura's Pitra Village following the decline of insurgency.The village is home to the Jamatia tribe and other non-tribals.It was once ... Read more...

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Keith Urban says loss of his guitars improved album sound


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Keith Urban has said that the loss of his guitars during heavy floods in Nashville in May worked for him as unfamiliar borrowed instruments gave his latest ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lost Ray Charles & Johnny Cash Duet “Why Me, Lord?” Found!


October 30th, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was hidden in a New York storage facility. The previously unknown version of ‘Why Me, Lord?”, sang by Johnny Cash and Ray Charles remained unreleased for years, ... Read more...

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Rare Ray Charles and Johnny Cash duet ‘Why Me, Lord?’ found


October 30th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A duet between Ray Charles and Johnny Cash has been found for the first time. It was thought that the recording had been lost but it ... Read more...

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India will add 17 lakh metric tons of food storage capacity within five years: Thomas


October 15th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.15 (ANI): Minister of State for Agriculture and Food K.V Thomas on Friday said India will add 17 lakh metric tons of food storage capacity within a period of five ... Read more...

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Jharkhand drought-affected protest over non-distribution of grains


September 30th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Palamu, Sep 30 (ANI): Hundreds of poor and drought-affected people in Jharkhand's Palamu District staged a protest outside Food Corporation of India godowns on Wednesday.Protesting, under the banner of the Vikas Sahoyg ... Read more...

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BJP slams Congress over rotten grain supply


September 30th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Noagaon (Assam), Sep 30 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari has hit out at the Congress party for failing to carry out a Supreme Court order to distribute grains ... Read more...

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Prime Minister Dr. Singh calls on President Patil


September 20th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.20 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh called on President Pratibha Patil on Monda at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.Both the leader during their 45-minute meet discussed about just concluded ... Read more...

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PM, president discuss Kashmir, CWG


September 20th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday called on President Pratibha Patil and discussed the Jammu and Kashmir situation and preparations for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. ... Read more...

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Radioactive risk warning as Russian fires out of control


August 10th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 10 (DPA) Firefighters in Russia had yet to make headway against the worst wildfires in the country's history Tuesday despite international help, with more than 550 fires still burning, the ... Read more...

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Infected foodgrain being supplied to poor in Mumbai: BJP


August 9th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirit Somaiya has alleged that infected foodgrains were being supplied to poor people and tribals through ration shops in Mumbai and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No radioactive threat in AMU


July 12th, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Aligarh, July 11 (IANS) An expert committee has concluded that the radiation level of the radium beryllium (Ra-Be) source stored in the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU was within safe limits, an official ... Read more...

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